Director of Construction and Contract Management

Posted Date 1 month ago(1/23/2024 2:38 PM)
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NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


The ideal candidate will be team-oriented, possess the highest level of integrity, demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, and be focused on adding value to the company. To be successful in this role, you should have in-depth knowledge of EPC contracts and general construction. This position will support our Project Managers, Engineers, and Construction Managers during all phases of EPC projects.


Responsibilities including but not limited to:

Day to Day Activities:

  • Manage, plan, and coordinate in-house construction management personnel
  • Manage, plan, and coordinate in-house Shop and QA/QC personnel
  • Ensure all company, client, and project policies, procedures, standards, etc., related to fabrication and construction are adhered to
  • Participate in the development and review of Construction Specifications / Contractor RFP Packages
  • Provide construction and construction management expertise to in house engineering staff during detailed design phase.
  • Assign/schedule field and shop resources to meet the various project needs
  • Support Construction Mangers & Project Managers with identifying and estimating Change Orders
  • Participate in weekly Project Manager / Resource Allocation Meeting
  • Participate in weekly Project Meetings
  • Visit construction sites and attend Prebid/construction meetings as required
  • Interface with client representatives, contractors, and authorities as required
  • Assist Construction Managers/PM with field site set-up (trailers, utilities, sanitary facilities)

Proposal Stage / Contract Support:

  • Review client RFP contract documents and participate in client negotiations
  • Provide construction and construction management expertise to in house engineering staff during project development phase.
  • Participate in the development of proposal documents, project cost estimates, and project schedule
  • Develop staffing plan for construction related activities
  • Identify all licensing requirements
  • Construction Subcontractor Selection and Management
  • Identify and evaluate qualified subcontractors for projects
  • Review/evaluate/negotiate contractor proposals
  • Assist in resolving contractor related issues (performance, safety, etc.)
  • Monitor/validate subcontractors claims for change orders and suggest ways to mitigate impacts

Hiring and Team Development:

  • Participate in the hiring of new Construction/Shop Personnel
  • Conduct employee reviews and implement & execute development plans (includes training)
  • Conduct construction training (civil, mechanical, electrical) for new hires.
  • Conduct training on specific construction topics during Annual Safety Training Safety
  • Work closely with NV5/CHI Safety officer on field construction and shop related matters
  • Maintain up to date training requirements (equipment operations, safety)
  • Represent Shop and Field Groups as a member of the Safety Committee

Specific Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of estimating and cost control
  • Knowledge of multiple construction and engineering disciplines
  • Continually look for opportunities to improve processes and procedures
  • Proficiency in use of applicable software, i.e., MS Word, Excel, MS Project, Outlook, etc.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • A bias for team-building
  • Great strategic planning, organization, and creative thinking skills
  • Results-oriented strategic thinker and planner
  • Willing to jump in and assist where needed


Education and/or Experience:

  • BS in Construction Management or Engineering or related experience
  • 20+ years supervisory, construction management, project management or equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication, organization, supervisory, interpersonal, and planning skills
  • Experience with the interrelation of civil, mechanical, and electrical disciplines on construction projects
  • Experience in LNG and/or natural gas is preferred, but applicable non-gas, industrial or utility experience will be considered
  • Experience with industrial site design and construction

NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.




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